• Annual Reception at House of Lords with The Rt Hon the Baroness Tessa Blackstone

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    Annual Reception at House of Lords with The Rt Hon the Baroness Tessa Blackstone

    We are delighted to announce that  Baroness Tessa Blackstone will be hosting our Annual Luncheon Reception at the House of Lords on Tuesday, 30th September 2014. Baroness Blackstone’s professional life as an educationalist and politician includes being an Adviser at the Central Policy Review Staff in the Cabinet Office and […]

  • Greening the Universities Seminar –  October 29th 2014

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    Greening the Universities Seminar – October 29th 2014

    Due to take place in The Library, Institute of Materials, Mineral and Mining 1 Carlton House Terrace, London, On Wednesday 29th October 2014  at 9.30 a.m.   Policy Practice and Progress: the HEFCE View - Andrew Smith , Head of Estates, at HEFCE, Bristol AUDE Perspectives – The Sustainable Estate – […]

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NCUP Annual Lecture by Professor Diana Laurillard, held on 19th February 2014

NCUP Annual Lecture by Professor Diana Laurillard, held on 19th February 2014

NCUP Annual 2014 – DL (1)  (Link for presentation slides) NCUP Annual 2014 – Professor Diana Laurillard   The Cruel Myths and Basic Maths of MOOCs Professor Laurillard followed up on the issues addressed in the 2013 lecture by Lord Professor Rees that concern UK Universities’ response to the growing […]

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NCUP Annual Education Lecture by Lord Martin Rees, 20th February 2013

NCUP Annual Education Lecture by Lord Martin Rees, 20th February 2013

In the keynote NCUP Annual Education Lecture, Lord Professor Martin Rees  considered some of the problems faced by UK Universities from an uncertain future with constraints on funds, both public and private and the ever growing impact of distance learning.  Such burdens do not affect overseas competitors to the same extent: […]

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Networking event with Baroness Susan Greenfield, 25th July 2013

Networking event with Baroness Susan Greenfield, 25th July 2013

This networking event took place at the Attlee Room, Westminster Palace London SW1A 0PW on Thursday, 25th July 2013. Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE, is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster and member of the House of Lords.  Specialising in the physiology of the brain, Susan researches the impact of 21st century technologies on the […]

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Some recent seminars

  Academic and Institutional Leadership The Future of Higher Education in Wales (2000) Report on the Regional Meeting on the Future of Higher Education in Scotland (2001) Meeting on the Impact of the Government White Paper on the Future of Higher Education (2003) Funding & Research: Undue Influence or Independence? […]

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Seminar with Baroness Garden and David Willetts

NCUP MEETING WITH SPEECHES BY Baroness Garden Link David Willetts Link held on the 24th of February 2010 prior to the NCUP AGM  at Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

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Languages and Internationalisation : Globalisation and the 21st Century University

Languages and Internationalisation : Globalisation and the 21st Century University

Held on the 1st July 2009 at Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Please see links to the presentations: Professor Susan Bassnet, PVC, University of Warwick Talked about ‘Navigating Multilingual Waters’ Link Dr Marina Mozzon-McPherson, University of Hull ‘Internationalisation of the Science Curriculum: A Partnership between Modern Languages and Four […]

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Annual General Meetings

The NCUP holds an Annual General Meeting and such other Special Assemblies as may be called by the Council or requested by at least 20 members. Annual General Meetings have been held each year since 1990. A distinguished invited speaker usually starts the afternoon meeting with a talk on a relevant topic. […]

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The Case for Universities

Published September 1996 Abstract This paper presents the case for Universities as institutions which by fostering a tradition of scholarship provide knowledge and expertise for the benefit of individuals and society as a whole and are major contributors through research and innovation to the economic competitiveness and quality of life […]

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Commitment to Scholarship and Research in Universities

Published June 1993 Summary This document affirms the commitment of all universities to sustain scholarly activities complementary to teaching. Notwithstanding recent developments towards increased selectivity in funding policies, we emphasise that nearly all academics are capable of worthwhile scholarship and research. We hold that conservation of this widely valuable resource […]

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Improving Public Opinion of Universities

Published July 1992 Summary This document focuses on advantages that the university system can gain by better public relations. In §l we note current shortcomings and emphasise the need for convincing publicity about both the particulars and the overall national importance of higher education. In §2 the characteristics of university […]

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